Just Walk Away From Credit-Default Swap ETFs

Retail investors now have the ability to bet on credit-default swaps (CDSes) via ETFs ... but it doesn't mean they should. Read More

It’s Not Too Late to Ride the Rally in China Stocks

Additional easing, insulation from geopolitical instability and bargain prices should keep fueling China stocks through year-end. Read More

3 Best Mutual Funds for ‘Sin Stocks’

If you want to invest in sin stocks, mutual funds are an ideal way to capture sinful returns in this sub-category of consumer staples. Read More

5 Days of Fearful Trading Provide ETF Insights

High-performing and consistent ETFs suggest that U.S. economic growth could be slowing for now and that great potential for bargains still lie in Asian stocks. Read More

7 Best Fidelity Mutual Funds for Retirement

Looking for cheap index funds? What about smart active management? Fidelity Investments offers plenty from both columns via their vast array of mutual funds. Read More

3 Telltale Signs of a Disorderly Portfolio

Independent portfolio analysts see the same mistakes among individual investors with disorderly portfolios. Here's what to watch for. Read More

Surprise! Another Sentiment Extreme Hits Precious Metals

The precious metals market has recently exemplified "fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” Find out what sentiment is saying right now. Read More

Will XLY, Consumer Stocks Bounce Back?

Consumer discretionary stocks are performing woefully in 2014, but not to worry -- the XLY will recover. The trick is figuring out when. Read More

Follow Longer-Term ETF Trends to Improve Your Trading

One of the most common expressions in the investment world is that “one day does not a trend make.” Read about how to measure your portfolio's attractiveness based on both current prices of your asset classes and their longer-term trendlines. Read More

4 ETFs Poised to Surge on Big Inflows

These 4 ETFs are seeing big inflows which means it may be time to buy. Here's a closer look at why they're worth consideration. Read More

3 Bear Market Funds to Profit From Pain

Buying bear market funds can be a smart way to add diversity to your portfolio, and hedge against a southbound market. Here are 3 of the best options. Read More

Athena High Dividend ETF – An Unusual Path to Quality Income

The Athena High Dividend ETF (DIVI) is the appealing result of AdvisorShares' move to put an unorthodox fund manager to work on dividend stocks. Read More

8 ETFs to Take Advantage of a Fed Stimulus Pullback

Interest rates could find renewed life, and if so, you'll want to be in the right position to profit. Try one or more of these ETFs. Read More

Invest Like a Billionaire With the iBillionaire ETF

Investing like a billionaire just got a lot easier with the launching of the iBillionaire ETF (IBLN). Read More

Watch Industrials, XLI for Signs of a Correction

Industrials have underperformed in July, and the XLI has broken a key trendline. Is the downturn a sign of things to come for the rest of the market? Read More

5 Schwab ETFs – Premium Products, or Generic Also-Rans?

Should you consider buying Schwab ETFs? How do their offerings match up against some of the more established ETF shops? Read More

3 Best Mutual Funds for Junk Bonds

If you want to buy the best mutual funds to play junk bonds, you need to find the best high-yield bond fund managers. Read More

Can We Trust Silver’s Leadership Over Gold?

The iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has outpaced the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) since early June. Do we take the hint? Read More

Vanguard Lawsuit Could Rock the Entire Mutual Fund Industry

A recent lawsuit makes some pretty major allegations about Vanguard's 'at-cost' structure -- and it could have seismic implications for the fund industry. Read More

5 Top Mutual Funds to Own From Janus Funds

Janus Funds provides something for every type of investor, but here's a look at what I think are the top mutual funds from this particular provider. Read More